Daniel Goleman Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Daniel Goleman quotes, Daniel Goleman sayings, and Daniel Goleman proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

A prerequisite to empathy is simply paying attention to the person in pain. Daniel Goleman
The emotional brain responds to an event more quickly than the thinking brain. Daniel Goleman
Mindful meditation has been discovered to foster the ability to inhibit those very quick emotional impulses. Daniel Goleman
Positive work environments outperform negative work environments. Daniel Goleman
Well, any effort to maximize your potential and ability is a good thing. Daniel Goleman
Emotional self-awareness is the building block of the next fundamental emotional intelligence: being able to shake off a bad mood. Daniel Goleman
In a very real sense we have two minds, one that thinks and one that feels. Daniel Goleman
Daydreaming incubates creative discovery. Daniel Goleman
Emotional intelligence begins to develop in the earliest years. All the small exchanges children have with their parents, teachers, and with each other carry emotional messages. Daniel Goleman
Even though a high IQ is no guarantee of prosperity, prestige, or happiness in life, our schools and our culture fixate on academic abilities, ignoring the emotional intelligence that also matters immensely for our personal destiny. Daniel Goleman
Emotional intelligence accounts for 80 percent of career success. Daniel Goleman
IQ and technical skills are important, but Emotional Intelligence is the Sine Qua Non of Leadership. Daniel Goleman
But once you are in that field, emotional intelligence emerges as a much stronger predictor of who will be most successful, because it is how we handle ourselves in our relationships that determines how well we do once we are in a given job. Daniel Goleman
Emotional intelligence does not mean merely being nice. At strategic moment it may demand not being nice, but rather, for example, bluntly confronting someone with an uncomfortable but consequential truth they've been avoiding. Daniel Goleman
Emotional self-awareness is the building block of the next fundamental emotional intelligence: being able to shake off a bad mood. Daniel Goleman
Feelings are self-justifying, with a set of perceptions and proofs all their own. Daniel Goleman
There is zero correlation between IQ and emotional empathy.They're controlled by different parts of the brain. Daniel Goleman
True compassion means not only feeling another's pain but also being moved to help relieve it. Daniel Goleman
I think the smartest thing for people to do to manage very distressing emotions is to take a medication if it helps, but don't do only that. You also need to train your mind. Daniel Goleman
School success is not predicted by a child’s fund of facts or a precocious ability to read as much as by emotional and social measures. Daniel Goleman
We need to re-create boundaries. When you carry a digital gadget that creates a virtual link to the office, you need to create a virtual boundary that didn't exist before. Daniel Goleman
Like secondhand smoke, the leakage of emotions can make a bystander an innocent casualty of someone else's toxic state. Daniel Goleman
Green is a process, not a status. We need to think of 'green' as a verb, not an adjective. Daniel Goleman
When it comes to exploring the mind in the framework of cognitive neuroscience, the maximal yield of data comes from integrating what a person experiences - the first person - with what the measurements show - the third person. Daniel Goleman
True compassion means not only feeling another's pain but also being moved to help relieve it. Daniel Goleman
Smart phones and social media expand our universe. We can connect with others or collect information easier and faster than ever. Daniel Goleman
Teachers need to be comfortable talking about feelings. Daniel Goleman